PG | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley.
Product placements, brand integrations, and promotional tie-ins for this movie include: Renault automobiles; Michelin tires; Stolichnaya vodka; BP; Phillips computers; Phillips Electronics; Apple computers, Lafite Rothschild wine; The Sharper Image; Cartier; Bollinger Champagne, particularly a Bollinger '75; Diner's Club; Chevron Oil USA; Seiko Time (U.K.) Ltd.; Whiskas, and two spin-off video games, A View to a Kill (1985) and A View to a Kill (1985).
Gentlemen, for centuries alchemists tried to make gold from base metals. Today, we make microchips from sillicon, which is common sand; but far better than gold. Now, for several years, we had a profitable partnership, you as manufacturers, while I ...
Bond is sleeping with the gun in his lap. When he is awoken by Stacy, the gun has changed positions, and Bond is holding it upright.
Opening credits disclaimer "Neither the name 'Zorin' nor any other name or character in this film is meant to portray a real company or actual person" appears right before the gunbarrel opening sequence. It was added after producers discovered a real company run by a person named "Zoran."
In the theatrical version the opening gun barrel dots were red and the rest was black and white. Every home video print since has changed the dots to white.
$10,687,114 26 May 1985
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